View: array_pop

Function:
Description: Pops an element off the end of the array.
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function array_pop (inputArr) {
    // http://jsphp.co/jsphp/fn/view/array_pop
    // +   original by: Kevin van Zonneveld (http://kevin.vanzonneveld.net)
    // +   improved by: Kevin van Zonneveld (http://kevin.vanzonneveld.net)
    // +      input by: Brett Zamir (http://brett-zamir.me)
    // +   bugfixed by: Kevin van Zonneveld (http://kevin.vanzonneveld.net)
    // +   bugfixed by: Brett Zamir (http://brett-zamir.me)
    // +   input by: Theriault
    // %        note 1: While IE (and other browsers) support iterating an object's
    // %        note 1: own properties in order, if one attempts to add back properties
    // %        note 1: in IE, they may end up in their former position due to their position
    // %        note 1: being retained. So use of this function with "associative arrays"
    // %        note 1: (objects) may lead to unexpected behavior in an IE environment if
    // %        note 1: you add back properties with the same keys that you removed
    // *     example 1: array_pop([0,1,2]);
    // *     returns 1: 2
    // *     example 2: data = {firstName: 'Kevin', surName: 'van Zonneveld'};
    // *     example 2: lastElem = array_pop(data);
    // *     returns 2: 'van Zonneveld'
    // *     results 2: data == {firstName: 'Kevin'}
    var key = '',
        lastKey = '';

    if (inputArr.hasOwnProperty('length')) {
        // Indexed
        if (!inputArr.length) {
            // Done popping, are we?
            return null;
        }
        return inputArr.pop();
    } else {
        // Associative
        for (key in inputArr) {
            if (inputArr.hasOwnProperty(key)) {
                lastKey = key;
            }
        }
        if (lastKey) {
            var tmp = inputArr[lastKey];
            delete(inputArr[lastKey]);
            return tmp;
        } else {
            return null;
        }
    }
}
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